17th century London verge watch
John Trubshaw, Londen no 566 A gold pair-cased striking par cased watch of high quality
Gold pocket watch with Roman numeral and Arabic second division. On the dial: Trubshaw, London.
weight: 198 grams
A fine 17th century London verge. Movement: gilt verge movement, with finely engraved and pierced winged balancd cock. Vife conical pillars, and a large silver regulator disk. The balance cock foot has a “broken edge”, ie, not a straight edge, which is typical of late 17thc movements. Running well, and in very good condition Signed J. Trubshaw, London and numbered (566) Dial : Gold champleve dial, makers name Trubshaw London Fine early blued steel beetle and poker hands. The bell with hour and quarter striking. Outer case: signed IB under crown for John Banbury of London
John Trubshaw was apprenticed to Robert Halstead in London in 1679, and listed in the Clockmakers’ Company from 1686
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